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Mabthera®; Truxima®

Rituximab - What is it for

Rituximab is a type of protein called a “monoclonal antibody” used for the treatment of several conditions by depleting the body’s immune function for several months to reduce inflammation and improve your symptoms. You may start to feel its effect within 4-6 weeks. The effect of rituximab usually lasts for between 6- 9 months.


  • Rituximab is also used for cancer treatment. It is not within the scope of this material to cover information for such conditions.

Rituximab - Additional Information

  • Updated on 12/31/2022 12:00:00 AM
  • Article contributed by PSS National Medication Information Workgroup PSS National Medication Information Workgroup
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